Is circumcision a way to imitate prophets? Moses, Mohamed and other more ancient patriarchs such as the Sumerian god Anunnaki are rumoured to have been born without foreskin or aposthic. This gives reasons for some people to assume that circumcision aims at imitating the prophets. Thus, ancients must have taken the lack of foreskin for a divine sign and have begun to cut their foreskins in order to imitate the holy men.
- Aposthia is a very rare congenital condition in humans, in which the foreskin of the penis is missing. → Back